Found October 02, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
“You hope it doesn’t go too long, but it’s tough to grasp when you’ve got a guy in Gary Bettman bragging every year that we’re making ‘record revenue, record revenue, record this,’ and all of a sudden they want to take a quarter of what you’ve made away. That doesn’t make sense to anybody. It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in.” -Zach Parise of the Minnesota Wild when asked how long the lockout will last.  More from Michael Russo of Russo's Rants.
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